Bill Maher warns charging Trump over hush money probe would be a ‘colossal mistake’: ‘Rocket fuel’ for 2024

“Real Time” host Bill Maher kicked off his panel discussion Friday night by arguing against bringing criminal charges against former President Donald Trump, specifically for the alleged crimes from the Manhattan probe. “I really don’t want to give Donald Trump the satisfaction of talking about him,” Maher chuckled as he began the conversation. “I thought … Read more

Unclear if NY hush money grand jury will meet Thursday as Trump legal drama reaches fever pitch

CNN  —  The extraordinary legal peril surrounding Donald Trump is reaching a fever pitch at the same time the former president is forging ahead in a 2024 Republican primary that is increasingly dominated by criminal investigations in New York, Washington and Atlanta. But there’s no public information as to when or whether an indictment could … Read more

Trump and his advisers await potential indictment in hush money case

CNN  —  Behind the gilded doors of Mar-a-Lago, former President Donald Trump and his advisers are preparing for several different potential scenarios related to a possible indictment from the Manhattan grand jury probing a hush money scheme. Already a 2024 candidate for the White House, Trump has both celebrated how an indictment would help him … Read more

New York, DC prepare for possible Trump indictment in hush money probe

CNN takes a closer look at the legal drama surrounding Donald Trump. Watch “CNN Primetime: Inside the Trump Investigations” Tuesday, March 21 at 9 p.m. ET. CNN  —  Officials in New York and Washington, DC, are preparing for potential protests as a grand jury empaneled as part of the investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged role … Read more

Ron DeSantis Swipes At Trump Over ‘Hush Money’ To ‘Porn Star’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) took a not-particularly-subtle shot at former President Donald Trump on Monday ahead of Trump’s likely indictment ― saying he personally would not know how to pay “hush money” to a “porn star.” At the same time, DeSantis suggested that Trump’s prosecution is politically motivated, noting that liberal financier George Soros, … Read more

NY grand jury investigating Trump hush money scheme to hear from former Michael Cohen legal adviser

Washington CNN  —  Attorney Robert Costello, once a legal adviser to Trump attorney Michael Cohen, will appear Monday before the New York grand jury investigating the former President Donald Trump’s alleged role in a scheme to pay hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels. Costello, who has represented Trump allies like Steve Bannon and … Read more

Alvin Bragg: the Manhattan DA leading the probe into Trump’s role in hush money scheme

CNN  —  Alvin Bragg, a former New York state and federal prosecutor, drew national attention when he made history as the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office first Black district attorney. Now he is back in the spotlight as his office nears a conclusion in its yearslong investigation into former President Donald Trump’s alleged role in a … Read more

Stormy Daniels Meets With Prosecutors Probing Trump Hush Money Payments

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels’ lawyer said the porn actor met with prosecutors Wednesday as former President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer testified before a grand jury investigating hush money paid to Daniels on Trump’s behalf. Daniels’ attorney, Clark Brewster, tweeted that Daniels met with and answered questions from Manhattan prosecutors and was willing to be … Read more

Michael Cohen Testifies Before Grand Jury In Trump Hush Money Probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen testified Monday before a Manhattan grand jury investigating hush money payments made on the former president’s behalf. A Trump loyalist turned adversary, Cohen spent around three hours answering questions in the secret proceeding. He is scheduled to return again for more testimony Wednesday, … Read more